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Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

TxDOT proposes lane reduction at RM 967-Main Street intersection

As a safety measure, the Texas Department of Transportation wishes to repaint the eastbound approach to Buda's Main Street on RM 967 to eliminate one lane.

Friday, July 18th, 2008

The Myth of Jones: The slow path in downtown Buda

However one looks at it, downtown Buda faces a long path to prosperity. The best downtown merchants can hope for at any given time is a sense of progress.

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

Signs of what times?

Did the quaint, historic feel on Main Street, supposedly protected by the city's minimal business sign allowance, ever actually exist in Buda?

Friday, February 29th, 2008

Businesses want bigger signs

Main Street business owners in Buda told the city's economic development director that they want larger sign allowances.

Monday, February 11th, 2008

Camareno leaves vacuum in Buda

Buda suddenly operates with a leadership vacuum, now that City Manager Robert Camareno has resigned for a position in his hometown. The city now has no mayor or city manager as it transitions to home rule while...

Monday, January 7th, 2008

Skanse opens two shops in one

What do you have when your restaurant is on Buda's Main Street and your coffeehouse is on the other side of the railroad tracks? If you're Richard Skanse, you have a decision to make.

Friday, January 4th, 2008

Parking vs. greenbelt

The Buda City Council very briefly considered a proposal to place 10 parking spots on the Main Street greenbelt at this week's meeting.

Friday, January 4th, 2008

White runs for Buda mayor

Three-term Buda City Councilmember Hutch White said Thursday night that he will run for mayor in the May election.

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